AFV has offices in France and Brazil. The current AFV team is also based in Germany and the United States.

AFV Founders

Jean-Pierre Dutilleux

Belgian, Honorary President of AFV

[President 1989-1999]

Bernard Laine

French, Honorary Vice-President of AFV

[Vice-President 1989-2019]

Honorary Members

Raoni Metuktire

Kayapo chief. Honorary President. Raoni is the emblematic figure of the fight for the Amazon rainforest and its peoples. He  has spent his whole life defending this cause and went on six international campaigns organized by AFV to raise awareness about the destruction of the rainforest.

Tapi Yalawapiti

Yawalapiti chief, Honorary President. He is the oldest son of late chief Aritana, who in his lifetime unified all the tribes of the Xingu region. Tapi continues the work of his father and is the spiritual heir to chief Raoni. He cooperates closely with AFV in the field.

Executive Board

Robert Dardanne

President 2020-

Nathalie Gaillard

Vice-President & Treasurer 2020-

[President 2000-2019]

Organizer of 5 international campaigns of the AFV

Haroldo Korte

Vice-President 2019-

Stéphane Ledain Secretary 2021- 

Henri de Bontin

[Vice-President 2010-2020X]

Henri de Bontin, who passed away in 2020, was very active in all the actions of the AFV, which will always be grateful to him


Etienne Vernet

French, resident coordinator of operations in the TIX

Giorgio Cristofani

Brazilian, Junior Project Assistant

Alexandra Dutilleux

Belgian/American, indigenous people coordinator  & advocacy

Monica Sweet

Brazilian, international coordinator & communication

Maximilian Girod-Laine

Geman/French, attorney-at-law, PhD in international law

Cristina Nachba

Brazilian, digital communication & social media

Marion Milliot

French, Program Officer

Christiane Dumond

French, IT specialist & webmaster